Financing the Reconstruction Efforts Archive

  • The first supplementary budget to fund reconstruction has been passed and services have been fully restored on the Tōhoku branch of the Shinkansen bullet train line. Former administrative vice-minister of finance Tango Yasutake says the signs are encouraging, and suggests that the Japanese economy is on the road to recovery.

    Moving Onto the Next Stage of Recovery

    The first supplementary budget to fund reconstruction has been passed and services have been fully restored on the Tōhoku branch of the Shinkansen bullet train line. Former administrative vice-minister of finance Tango Yasutake says the signs are encouraging, and suggests that the Japanese economy is on the road to recovery.

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  • Japan’s former administrative vice-minister of finance believes that the process of reconstruction in the wake of the recent earthquake offers a chance to build a new Japan. Here he calls for the effort to be funded without new government bond issues to avoid scaring away foreign investment.

    Let’s Rebuild Japan Without New Borrowing

    Japan’s former administrative vice-minister of finance believes that the process of reconstruction in the wake of the recent earthquake offers a chance to build a new Japan. Here he calls for the effort to be funded without new government bond issues to avoid scaring away foreign investment.

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